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Bob Evans Italian sausage recalled

Consumers found pieces of rubber in the raw sausage.
Credit: USDA
A photo of the packaging of the recalled product from Bob Evans.

XENIA, Ohio — Bob Evans Farms is recalling approximately 4,200 pounds of pork sausage that may be contaminated with thin pieces of blue rubber. 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Thursday.

The raw pork sausage item was produced on Dec. 17, 2020. These products are included in the recall:

  • 1-lb. tubes containing “Bob Evans Italian Sausage” with lot code 0352 and a “USE/FRZ BY” date of “JAN 31 21” shown on the label

Look for “EST. 6785” printed directly above the “USE/FRZ BY” date. These items were shipped to retail locations in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Credit: FSIS
Labels of Bob Evans Italian sausage products recalled Jan. 21, 2021.

Bob Evans received consumer complaints and notified FSIS.

FSIS is concerned that some of the sausage may be in consumers' refrigerators or freezers or both. 

If you bought the sausage, throw it away or return it to the place of purchase.

Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a health care provider.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Alison Emery at Bob Evans Farms, Inc. at 614-778-1886 or alison.emery@bobevansfoods.com.

Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.